KC-135 Systems Engineering Intern (Summer 2020)

KC-135 Systems Engineering Intern (Summer 2020)

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies– Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

Job Overview

Do you want to be a part of a high performing fast-paced team that has large growth potential?  Do you want to help propel Collins Aerospace Military Avionics business into new markets with new product and feature offerings?  Do you want to enjoy your job, the people you work with, and have fun while doing it?   

Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Collins Aerospace as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It’s an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Collins Aerospace.

This position is located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates.

The KC-135 Platform Systems Engineering team is seeking a highly motivated Systems Engineering Intern to perform aircraft-level systems engineering tasks as a member of our Platform Systems Team.  

As an Engineering Intern you will get to interface with a multifunctional team comprised of systems engineers, hardware engineers, and software engineers. The candidate selected will be involved with the development of aircraft avionics for the US DoD fixed-wing market. The opportunity will entail verification of system and subsystem requirements by creating and running functional tests in laboratory test facilities, utilizing a combination of simulations and interfacing subsystems. In addition, the candidate may assist in other elements of the system engineering process such as requirements analysis and capture, system/subsystem design, software requirements definition, and software/hardware integration.

If this is the opportunity you have been looking for, please apply now to express interest, and a recruiter will follow up with job specific roles for your consideration.

Basic Qualifications

  • This position requires you to work in a restricted facility that requires US Citizenship or Permanent Residence (Green Card), able to obtain a US DoD Security Clearance
  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) discipline
  • Able to travel up to 5%
  • Adaptable to changes in assignments and responsibilities
  • Ability to collaborate well across multiple disciplines
  • Highly self-motivated and contributing to a positive work environment
  • Time management skills – ability to work unsupervised, multi-task, and coordinate work
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Desirable Experience & Skills

  • Knowledge of avionic systems architectures and functions
  • Experience with software tools (Python, ADA, Matlab)
  • Experience with system engineering (requirement and test case development and test)
  • Experience with electronics equipment and testing
  • Familiarity with tools such as JIRA, ALM, DOORS, Subversion, PREP, and Agile development methods

Collins Aerospace is aAt Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other — propel us all higher, again and again.

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

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Posted on

August 27, 2019